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FAST FACTS: What you should know about Benham Rise

Mar 18, 2017 - 10:15 AM

The Philippines 13 million hectare territory near Aurora is considered part of the country s extended continental shelf but is not part of the PH national territory

CORAL-RICH. Researchers say Benham Bank is rich in corals. Photo courtesy of Dr Hildie Nacorda/UPLB-SESAM

Duterte shows alarming confusion over Benham Rise

Mar 14, 2017 - 11:44 AM

China s interest in Benham Rise is a problem that President Rodrigo Duterte has to address He can t afford to confuse it with the West Philippine Sea

UNDERWATER PLATEAU. Found near Aurora, the 13-million-hectare Benham Rise is part of the Philippines' continental shelf. Screenshot from a document the Philippines submitted to the UN

Rappler Talk: Surprises from the Benham expedition

Jun 23, 2016 - 3:31 PM

Watch Rappler s interview with marine scientist Marianne Pan Saniano here live

13-M hectare Benham Rise lifts Pinoy spirits

May 03, 2012 - 3:29 PM

Experts say the Philippine government should now pass an order or a law to determine the boundaries of its continental shelf

UNDERWATER PLATEAU. Found near Aurora, the 13-million hectare Benham Rise is part of Philippine territory. Screen grab from a document the Philippines submitted to UN

Benham Rise: PH's new territory off Aurora

May 02, 2012 - 6:59 AM

Bigger than Luzon the 13 M hectare Benham Rise has been approved by the UN as part of Philippine territory

UNDERWATER PLATEAU. Found near Aurora, the 13-million hectare Benham Rise is part of Philippine territory. Screen grab from a document the Philippines submitted to UN